A man was arrested for attempted murder after he stabbed his son during a fight at his home in Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture, on Sunday.
According to police, Shigemi Oyama, 72, and his eldest son Atsushi, 46, were arguing when he allegedly stabbed his son in the right side of the chest with an 11-cm-long knife. Afterwards, Oyama called 119 and Atsushi was taken to hospital where he is in a stable condition, police said Monday.
Oyama was quoted by police as saying: "Atsushi always skips work and pesters me for money, and we're constantly fighting about it. We fought about it again tonight."© News reports